Computer not starting up

By manit
Aug 4, 2007
  1. Dear All,

    i am new to this forum, hence pardon me if i am posting the message at a wrong place. I am facing a problem that my computer just doesnot start.

    The power is connected to the CPU and the monitor; on switching on the power, display on monitor is there but on pressing the CPU button, it doesnt start. No light comes whatsoever. i have no clue how to fix it.

    I am not sure but i think i switched it off wrongly the last time i used my computer. the electricity had gone and i shut down my computer. however the power went off before the computer was sutdown

    Please help me!!!

    Thanks in anticipation.

  2. ogdgx

    ogdgx TS Rookie


    i have a simular problem and my moms computer wont start and a couple people suggested that if we cant fix it, remove the harddrive and install it into a different computer.

    i know this doesnt help much but if u cant fix it, at least u can try to backup ur files and save them sumwhere
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

  4. ttray33y

    ttray33y TS Rookie

    Firstly check your power cords you may swap them with your extras, check/swap avr, then open cover see if the power switch is fucntioning correctly, and after all of that and if still there is no power, no beeps = dead Mobo
  5. pc-shark

    pc-shark TS Rookie

    A power outage while the pc is running, can cause a electric spike that can fry the mobo
  6. joyful_winner

    joyful_winner TS Rookie

    get a working psu to test it 1st....maybe just the psu problem
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